Weather forecast

Early heavy rain over the northeast and parts of north Leinster will clear later, according to Met Éireann. It will then be a bright, fresh day countrywide, with sunny spells but some scattered showers about also, a few heavy in eastern and central areas in the afternoon.

Top temperatures of 13°C to 15°C in a moderate southwest breeze.

Cool, unsettled weather will continue over the following days.

In the news

  • The Department of Agriculture has introduced some flexibility in BDGP requirements for stock bulls with a deadline at the end of this month.
  • Aurivo is the latest co-op to hold its milk price.
  • Over 800 lots of farm machinery are up for auction this weekend.
  • Glanbia shares have fallen to their lowest level since November.
  • A lucky Longford farmer won almost one quarter of a million euro in last weekend’s lotto draw.
  • Coming up this Saturday

  • Good week/bad week.
  • A Donegal island is looking for new residents.
  • The latest mart reports.
  • What is in the price of your steak?